Loo legend is back on a roll.THE firm who invented flushing toilets are back in business.
Thomas Crapper Thomas Crapper (baptized September 28, 1836; d. January 27, 1910) was a plumber who founded Thomas Crapper & Co. Ltd. in London.
Despite urban legend, Crapper did not invent the flush toilet (the myth being helped by the surname). & Company Ltd have been relaunched after a 33-year absence.
The firm, whose name will forever be linked to going to the toilet, now offer customers hand-made loos to Crapper's original designs.
Crapper's exclusive customers included Edward VII Edward VII (Albert Edward), 1841–1910, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1901–10). The eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, he was created prince of Wales almost immediately after his birth. and George V George V, king of Great Britain and Ireland
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert), 1865–1936, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1910–36), second son and successor of Edward VII. .
Businessman Simon Kirby, who relaunched the firm in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, said "Crapper became the father of the modern cistern cistern /cis·tern/ (sis´tern) a closed space serving as a reservoir for fluid, e.g., one of the enlarged spaces of the body containing lymph or other fluid. system and a successful plumber, holding four royal warrants."